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Shell Game

What do you consider a depressing sight? You could ask a thousand people that question and maybe two or so ask-ees will give you a matching answer, depending on their location. To someone in Hollywood, for example, a depressing sight might be “my last picture’s gross” or “autograph-seekers with no fashion sense.” For the bulk…

On Bashes, Budgets, and Benzes

For the majority of people in America, the holiday season ended earlier this month. For a tiny minority of Americans, meaning 15 Southern Californians comprised of myself and 14 relatives, it would be just a wonderful, theoretical existence if that were really the case. (Before I go on, full disclosure for people familiar to me…

Mine’s Bigger than Yours

I predicted it a couple of weeks ago, and sure enough it happened: Democrats used the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Massacre to have another go at gun control. I don’t mean to suggest I’ve said anything remotely groundbreaking here; to predict something this patently, ridiculously, supernaturally inevitable would be arguably the least impressive…

Not!

Like many other guys, I often find myself thinking about how/whether I’ll adapt as a dad to the many changes that come down the pike. I think this thinking usually takes place after I’ve been thinking about women, which would often be well before having thought some thoughts about tools, which typically occurs long after…

Oktoberfuss

I have said numerous times, fully admitting sheer pettiness on my part, that one good thing about Obamacare is most of Obama’s voters will end up learning a hard lesson because of it. As these For-Obama-Mosters watch their insurance premiums go up and/or their plans get dropped, they will learn that trusting Obama to keep…